My favorite tool for “tweaking” a Home Theater....THE SAWZALL

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  1. Shawn Sefranek

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    You made those straight and clean cuts with that thing?
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  3. Shawn Sefranek

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    The vertical cuts in the Drywall were done with a utility knife & straight edge.
    The saw is for the horizontal cuts through the studs.
    Shawn S
     
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    I Like It!
    Looking forward to the finished product.
    (Shawn: all the HT wives are going to hate you. We are all going to go home tonight and look at our walls with mayhem and power-tools in mind. he he [​IMG])
    So I guess you dont have to worry about squeezing that TV through that narrow door. You are just going to shove it in the back...right?
     
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    Ya know, just yesterday I suggested to the wife that I cut a hole in the wall to place my 55" widescreen flush with the wall. We have a huge walk in closet behind the wall, so it probably wouldnt be a big deal. She looked at me with such horror in her eyes. Post pictures when you are done so I can show my wife how nice it looks.
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    COOL! [​IMG]
    Ever since my demo/construction days with my dad at age 16, the Sawzall has been one of my favorite "utensils." Thanksgiving has never been the same.
    Guys, tell all your HT widows to relax. I'd be the one reving the saw in my house if I were lucky enough to be welcoming such an addition.
     
  7. Shawn Sefranek

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  8. SHAWN SZILEZY

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    Shawn,
    I can not wait to see the new set when I stop over on Monday. Remember to take it out of "Torch" mode upon initial startup.
    The Other Shawn [​IMG]
     
  9. Shawn Sefranek

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    All done. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Ready for delivery of my new Toshiba 50H81 Friday afternoon.
    I’m fully supporting the Home Theater Forum sponsors.
    Note my “BetterCables” component cable prominently sitting there ready for action.
    I have (2) SVS subs hiding in the back of the room as well.
    I promise full pictures of the entire room in a week or so.
    Shawn S
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    [Edited last by Shawn Sefranek on August 24, 2001 at 01:44 AM]
     
  10. Shawn Sefranek

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    It has arrived and it fits like a glove.
    I guess I measured correctly.
    I won’t be doing much posting this weekend.
    I will be in “tweaker heaven” for the next few days.
    What do you think of my carpentry skills ???
    Shawn S
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    that is such a nice setup!
    good job mr villa!
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    Nice work!
    I really like that setup!!!
     
  13. SHAWN SZILEZY

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    Shawn,
    Nice job...the carpentry work looks great! I will see you on Monday night for "Tweak Night".
    Later.......the other one [​IMG]
     
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    Terrific job! Is there a reason you left the base under the TV protruding out? Looks like it was initially there because of the cabinet or maybe because the Mitsubishi tube was too deep. But now that's gone, so I think it would look even nicer with the base flush with the walls and TV. Again, great job!
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    Shawn:
    The setup looks great. I, too, love my Sawzall. It just recently completed some demo in the kitchen. Cutting through studs is fun when you have a tool like that.
    Anyway, just curious if there was any thought given to making cutouts for the speakers? Maybe not full-flush, but, partially recessed? If so, and you chose not to, is there a sonic reason behind it? "Regular" speakers recessed into the wall aren't all of a sudden "in-walls" are they and then sound worse?
    Just curious.
    Thanks,
    sdg
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    Shawn: Great Job! How sure were you in your measurements?
    Maybe the next (local) HTF will be at your new theater, sure hope we can arrange a viewing before the Calif. trip
     
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    I noticed my wife's attitude change dramatically when I have a Sawzall with a 12 inch blade in my hands. (you want a what?!?!?!? to Suuuuure honey, anything you say)
    Remember that when the new models come out
    Amazing how those things and Nailguns do that to a person
    Who would of thunk!
    Nice job!
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